Area Attractions

West Virginia is truly Wild and Wonderful! Her majestic mountains, beautiful streams and rich heritage are one of a kind. Don’t miss out on what this natures playground has to offer. Fun and excitement is just a short drive from downtown Sophia and is not limited to one season. Whether you are a thrill seeker or wanting to relax, many opportunities await you!

Thrill seekers will find everything from mountain climbing, white water rafting, kayaking, skiing, and mountain biking. Take advantage of areas attractions such as beautiful hiking trails, swimming, fishing, amazing landscape, wild life, and golfing. When you leave West Virginia you may even care to call this your home away from home.

The Virginia Railroad began pushing into the hills and hollows of West Virginia in the late 1800’s. By the time the town was incorporated in 1912, coal was being shipped from places like Slab Fork, McAlpin and Winding Gulf. Sophia became a hub for the coal mining towns.

As the Passenger train ran twice a day, Sophia’s retail stores and movie theater were a very popular place for the miners and their families!

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